This past weekend was one of the most exciting on the gaming calendar, as for three days gamers, geeks and technology enthusiasts gathered in the TicketPro Dome for the annual rAge gaming expo.

But instead of talking about everything that we saw, did and experienced, Nick is joined this week by Clinton and Brendyn to single out one specific element: games that have been made right here in South Africa.

Telkom’s bisection into separate retail and wholesale companies is also discussed in the htxt.africast.

Home Coded shows us amazing South African games

With the majority of videogames coming out of powerhouses like the US and Japan, it’s easy to think that the industry ends there. But this weekend at rAge we made it over to the Home Coded stand and got our mitts on the latest builds of several games conceptualised, programmed and made in South Africa.

Telkom splits wholesale business off as Openserve

Incumbent telecoms provider Telkom has announced that it’s formally splitting its wholesale arm off as a separate business with a new name, Openserve. The business will be headed up by former Telkom CTO Alphonso Samuels.

Charlie started his professional life as a motoring journalist for a community newspaper in Mpumalanga, Charlie explored different journalistic angles since his entry into the fast-paced world of publishing in 2006. While fostering a passion for the arts, Charlie developed a love for technology – both which allowed him to serve as Entertainment and Technology Editor for an online publication. Charlie has since been heavily involved in consumer technology for various websites and publications. He thoroughly enjoys World War II films and cerebral documentaries; aviation; photography and indie music. Oh yes, and he also has a rather strange obsession with collecting coffee mugs from his travels.